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we're back now with more of "today" on a tuesday morning. on the 13th day of november, 2012. we've just been treated to an amazing concert from the guys of one direction here on the plaza. the largest crowd that we have ever had a h for a concert event here on the "today" show, and we're not done. first of all, out on the plaza. al roker, savannah guthrie and
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mr. willie geist. some business to take care of. we're going to make the day of some lucky one direction fans. >> yes. in this huge crowd we've got a lot of signs, and we gave these five young men kind enough to be signing autographs this morning. gave them a job. we said find the three signs that you like best, and whoever gets -- wins, whoever wins, will get invited to our studio for a trivia contest. >> right. exactly. the guys on the band chose the signs themselves. >> yes. >> so we can kind of describe. >> let me get harry over here one second. here they come. so guys, just talking about the fact that we had people bring signs and you guys actually chose some of the signs yeah, the winners and they will actually compete for tickets. can you tell me what the signs look like so that we can identify them. >> that's right. >> my favorite sign. there's a girl over here with a phone box. >> oh, the phone booth.
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that's good. that was good. >> that's one. >> okay. >> which one. >> spin the harry. >> spin the harry. >> spin the harry. >> okay. >> and you got one more. >> what's the third sign? >> good lights, where is it going? light up my world. >> where is it? that's it. that one's cool with the lights flashing. >> those three signs and the people who created them into our studio. >> we'll have a trivia contest for them, and if they win the trivia contest, then they get a ticket to the one direction concert. >> they haven't fainted yet, they are going to come inside and join us and go to madison square garden and get a shot at that if they win the trivia inside. >> think we saw a couple of little girls. >> long sold out. >> lots to get to. guys, you'll go inside and do a little trivia game in a second, but first let's go inside.
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natalie morales is in there with a check all the head lines. natalie? >> good morning to you, matt. good morning, everyone. another high-ranking u.s. general is coming under investigation this morning amid the widening fallout from former cia director general david petraeus' resignation. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan general john allen is being investigated for some 20,000 to 30,000 pages of potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelly. kelley's initial complaint that she had received harassing e-mails from petraeus' alleged lover paula broadwell set off the initial fbi investigate into the petraeus affair. allen was set to be the next nato commander for europe, a nomination now on hold. meantime, monday night the fbi searched paula broadwell's home in north carolina but did not say what items it removed in its search. investigators on the scene of an explosion that killed two people in an indianapolis neighborhood say a faulty furnace may be to blame. the owners of the home at the suspected epicenter of the blast weren't there at the time.
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this as dozens of displaced residents are briefly escorted to their properties to gather what they can from the wreckage. gasoline rationing imposed in new jersey after hurricane sandy ends this morning. governor chris christie says the state's recovery period is over and the rebuilding has begun. however, gas rationing continues in new york city and on long island and tens of thousands of utility customers are still without power there. new york's governor cuomo is seeking $30 billion in federal disaster aid. the voice actor behind beloved "sesame street" elmo is taking a leave of absence from the show. 52-year-old kevin clash is denying that he engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy several years ago. clash acknowledged a relationship with the accuser but said that they were both consenting adults when it happened. shipping giant ups says its charitable arm will no longer donate money to the boy scouts of america because the group discriminates against gays. last year the ups foundation
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gave more than $85,000 to the boy scouts, according to its federal tax return. the boy scouts said this summer that the organization was sticking with its policy of excluding openly gay youngsters and adults as members and leaders. families and other groups traveling by air for the holidays may find it harder to sit together. more people will be flying this year, and since last thanksgiving several major airlines have increased the number of coach seats that require an extra fee. all that could mean fewer adjacent seats available when you board. well, if diet soda isn't enough, what about soda that actually claims to reduce fat levels in your body? sound too good to be true? maybe, but pepsi-cola is releasing a fiber-infused drink called pepsi special in japan today containing dextrin, and they claim it can actually fight obesity. in case you're wondering, not pepsi's first unusual beverage to hit the japanese market, they have released yogurt and strawberry and milk-flavored
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drinks there before. it's 9:05 right now. back over to al with a check of your weather. >> salty watermelon, god to be good. for today, a front is pushing through, and that's bringing a lot of rain here into the northeast. cooler conditions right behind it. look for some precipitation making its way into the pacific northwest. lots of sunshine through the gulf coast where it's going to be a little cooler than usual. we've got chilly conditions also through the upper great lakes with some snow showers there. a high of about 79 degrees in >> good morning. p a rainy and cold start on this tuesday. it will be breezy and much cooler than the last couple of cooler than the last couple of
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>> all right, al. thanks. time now for today's "take 3" where we give our take on stories that have caught your attention. joining us is jason kennedy. >> hello. >> nice to see you back with us. >> thank you. >> you really came for one direction, didn't. >> you let's be honest. >> this was incredible. i saw something. women were hyperventilating, grown women, little girls and a security guy. >> and then willie. >> i saw a security guard kind of crying a little bit, not even doing his job this. girl is passed out, sir, need to pay attention. oh, sorry. >> it was the ballad. >> swooning. >> got him. >> good opportunity for a lot of us to use our children. oh, my kids wanted to see one direction. >> i used donny's children instead, donny deutsch. >> only the one enough here to remember the beatle mania. >> i think they have got it. >> very much the same thing,
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really is. screaming girls. >> oh, yeah. >> crowds wherever they go. just mania. >> and they are talented. >> they are. >> they put on a great show. all of them have beautiful voices. i just keep thinking simon cowell has to be going ka-ching. >> all simon's fault. parents don't need to worry about this. came in third place on the british "x-factor" version. good guys no, controversy surrounding them. >> you watch them, and it seems like they are having a good time. >> think of all the kids though who skipped school i guess for four days or two days. >> some kids didn't have school on monday. >> okay. >> because of parent conferences. >> veterans day. >> i have to tell you my 3-year-old son came in at 5:00 this morning carrying his little mini tuxedo in his hand. >> saw him. >> he said i want to wear the tuxedo. >> said it like that. >> that's how he talks. he is's a little mobster. >> hey, dad. come on. >> who is he trying to impress? >> hey, you know. >> tuxedo, leave the cannoli. >> had the tuxedo on out of
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respect for one direction. >> how old is your daughter lucy? >> 5. >> she sounds just like snooki. >> thank you. that's high praise. >> there was a college student out there. she skipped school and work all week. she's missing tests. >> wow. >> and she's like 20 years sgloeld whold. >> what would you guys do, have you ever waited on line, done something like this? >> i begged my mother to take me to see soupy sales. >> and? >> so took me. >> and you met soupy. >> hey, do the mouse, yeah. >> and i begged to go to the joshua tree u2 concert in spain and i did, and i probably would sleep out for four days. no, i wouldn't, but i love -- i love u2. >> natalie did lean over to me during the concert and said which one do you think is the cutest? >> to which you said? >> i was like the one with the vest. had a little moment. >> the guy with the vest. >> harry styles. >> liam. >> we're in the liam camp.
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>> liam has the matt lauer haircut working, the buzz. >> we're a zayn household so we've got them all covered. >> the gif that keeps on coming, oxford university press has announced that gif is the 2012 word of the year. now, it may confuse some of you because this has existed since the '80s. >> a computer term. >> a graphic file. >> interchange format, and some people have had fun with the gif files when it comes to matt and al, of course. >> there it is. >> ryan gosling moment. >> that never gets old. >> and there's psy. >> yeah, gif is basically sort of a looping animation, and now it's part of our lexicon. other words, by the way, that also made it, yolo, you only love once. >> how about nomophobia. >> fear of living without your cell phones. >> i may have that.
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>> we all have a little nomophone why. >> don't you feel that the gif is a symptom of our time, people have moments to create animation, it's a thing in the dictionary. >> like a mem sgle the same society that created the barack obama song where you took all these words. >> right. >> with eve got too much time on the hand. >> word of the year for you guys, anybody? >> lol. >> lol. >> yeah. >> they force amaze balls on me. put it in the script. i go in there and remove it quickly. >> put it in a script. >> i'm not like reading amaze balls today, take that thing out. >> but yet you're bringing it up. >> you brought it here. now we have it. >> take three. movember mustache madness. november is global men's health charity engaging men to grow and women to support the mustache for 30 days in november, and we've brought. >> to support men's charities for health. >> fun for men's health, prostate, testicular and
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prostate cans everyone initiatives. we've got some of our guys. >> look at this. >> are those real mustaches. >> some of you look like you have been eating manchovies. >> ryan, getting the caterpillar going pretty soon. >> tell that to my wife. >> is it working, sparking conversation and people asking you about it? >> sure, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> it's a really good cause. their tag line is changing the face of men's health, and it's embarrassing a bit. we've definitely been the butt of some direction. >> you going to keep it. >> >> one direction the later years. >> do the ladies like it? >> some of us are married, some single, a varied reaction. >> my wife has had a good reaction. >> my wife is probably more supportive when the lights are off. >> i want to know how long it took every to grow the mustache. >> anthony? >> this is from november 1st, so it's -- >> we're all about two weeks in. >> i wonder what willie would
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look like. >> why don't we do it right now. >> a subtle setup. >> natalie, you in. >> you want in on this, natalie. >> i think we have a gif. there's willie. >> oh, yeah. >> you look like the gangster now. now you look like -- >> look like magic mike. >> very nice. >> tom sellek there. >> wow. >> i look like ed asner. >> finally, savannah. >> that's disgusting. >> you know what? >> oh. >> make it stop. >> actually, natalie. >> oh, my gosh. >> guys, you're doing it for a good cause. when do you get to shave? >> end of the month, 30 days. >> going to get bushy. going to be good. >> don't give that look up, ryan. >> meanwhile, anybody up for deodorant candy? >> don't have time for it. >> tomorrow. >> no time. >> as great as this looks. >> guys, thanks. jason, thank you.
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great to see you. >> up next, some one direction fans getting the once in a lifetime experience to hang out with the band and prove how much they know about the boys from britain. that's when we come back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ get one direction's new album with an exclusive cover photo and 5 extra tracks only at target. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents.
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just a little while ago the guys from one direction picked three of the favorite signs from the crowd and now these three lucky young ladies will have a chance to win a prize basket and tickets to a sold out concert in madison square garden. we'll find out which one of you is the ultimate one direction fan. you guys nervous. first one who buzzes in gets the answer and the one with the most points at the end will win the prize package. why don't you guys put your
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signs down so you have free access to your buzzers. >> okay. >> all right. >> everybody ready. you ladies ready. >> sure. >> here we go. question one. which one d member drew some of the sticker designs for the -- >> can i go? >> so quick. >> zayn. >> that is correct. >> who drew up the designs for the up all night delux yearbook edition? >> really. >> an artist, too. >> yeah, a little bit. i like to draw. >> he's very good. >> did you take any of this in school or anything? >> just like -- drawing in my math book which is probably a little bit wrong, but, yeah, i was drawing all the time. >> vivian you're on the board first. question two. complete the lyric let's go crazy, crazy, crazy -- >> and that's sophia. >> okay. >> let's go crazy, crazy, crazy till we see the sun. >> but have you to complete it. >> i know we only met but let's pretend it's love.
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>> all right. and that is correct. >> very good. is there any particular meaning to that lyric? >> i think it's about, you know, like if you meet someone and you just like let's pretend we're in love. >> just for the moment. >> go for it. >> only for the moment. >> live like we're young. >> die when you're old like me, okay. here we go. number three. on which national tv show did one direction -- >> well done. >> "x-factor." >> oh, not correct. >> close. >> let me finish the question. on which national tv show did one direction make their u.s. debut? >> vivian. >> "i carly." >> sophia, do you want to make a guess? >> the "today" show is correct. >> all right, sophia. >> what was that like for you guys? >> so good. the fans have been absolutely incredible.
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>> amazing on the "today" show every time. >> loved having you, and sophia you're in the lead with 2-1. true or false. status symbol was one of the names considered for the band. >> vivian. >> true. >> that is not correct. >> false. >> nailed that one down. >> you know too much. >> what was the original or one of the names. >> liam, my dad came up with it. state of single. >> i don't know why we didn't go with it. i honestly don't. >> two for wala and two for sophia, and vivian, here we go. outside which city was the video what makes you beautiful shot? >> wala. >> city. >> venice. >> no. >> shoot. >> anybody? >> take a guess. >> not as hard as you think.
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>> i can't even think. >> los angeles. >> yes. >> what was that like shooting in l.a.? >> it was good. the weather was great. >> wicked. >> the thing is because it was two days, like we all had a bit better tan. >> me being the irish one got burned. >> i was burning a little bit. >> wala is in the lead which three. which one d member attended acting school in barnsly. >> louis. >> lieu sis correct. >> you wanted to act? >> yeah. >> i dabbled, yeah. >> i think that's it. we have a winner, and i believe it's -- it's wala. >> what? >> yes. >> congratulations. you're coming -- >> three questions correct, very nice. however, guys, you have some news. >> for the other two young ladies. >> well, the news is that we didn't want anyone to go empty handed so you're all coming. >> it was just for fun.
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>> there you go. >> thank you. >> you guys are lovely, i'm sorry. >> they are lovely. they are lovely. >> we love you. >> congratulations, ladies. >> press your buzzers one more time. >> there you go. >> guys, thank you, and, again, thanks to one direction. we want to let you know also that they are going to be performing -- talley they are going to be doing three more songs tomorrow on "today," but they are on tape, so do not come down here. three more one direction songs tomorrow on "today." we'll be right back after these messages. thanks, guys. for months, i had this deep pain all over my body. it just wouldn't go away. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and for some people, it can work in as early as the first week of treatment. so now i can plan my days and accomplish more.
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>> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> by the time to get into the afternoon hours, things will improve. breezy and cooler day, with high temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50s. dry but chilly all the way through the weekend.
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♪ want crazy, foolish, stupe, heart-pumping music ♪ ♪ i don't care that you don't care ♪ >> we had a great time with one direction and the thousands of fans, but next week we've got three days of live music leading up to thanksgiving starting with this man, flo rider. i love flo rider. my equivalent of one d followed by kesha on tuesday and on wednesday, pitbull, another man that i love. >> mr. worldwide. >> we'll rev up your long holiday weekend, if you're in
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town, come on by and party with me natalie morales and al roker and willie geist. we'll be ready to move. >> what was that dance you were doing? >> low, low, low. >> also works a little spanking tunnel. >> that's where i was going. >> i kept it clean. it's a morning show >> you know him as vanilla ice, the mega selling rap artist but rob van winkle has come a long way since the days of "ice, ice, baby." now a tech expert and here with kitchen gadgets to help us survive thanksgiving. >> a turkey knife, a pepper mill, oh, okay. >> and instant wine opener. >> need that, yeah. >> for those of us who don't have enough time. >> like that. >> and then designer duds for the teeniest of fashionistas, instead of buying clothes your kids will pop out of in the next ten minutes, why not rent them. a growing trend that can save you a lot of money. >> wish i thought of that, a great idea. >> and in our kitchen love a
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master spanish chef, jose andres, a hearty meal for a chilly night. lobster stew. there's all kinds of folks in the kitchen getting ready. there he is, talking with bianca. >> jose andres. >> he's going to be part of -- >> can't hear us. >> opening up a new restaurant at the ritz carlton in puerto rico. >> oh, really. >> oh, yeah. >> can't wait. all right. first though time to get a sneak at the newest parade floats that will fly for midtown manhattan for the 86th's macy's day parade. john piper joins us to show us the new floats this year. good morning, john. >> good morning. and we are taking one direction right to thanksgiving, including the goldfish have got the parade in fashion with their joined goldfish balloon and the parade following behind them, but another new one is sprout. and sprout is joining us with a whole daytime to nighttime feel
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with nighttime up in their giant treehouse. another great sensation. we are stirring up holiday sensations with domino sugar and the world's largest mixing bowl, making a cookie press that goes around. >> got the turtles. >> ninja turtles. >> all the train cars that are carrying the kids, cook "smackdown!" the parade route, and i'm telling you what, this year music is our life. a great convert view of everything happening with lights and a lot of excitement, and nothing is more excitement than right where i'm at now which is on the teenage mutant ninja turtle float with raphael, michelangelo, donatella and leonardo who are ready to give it to you for thanksgiving.
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>> wow. >> make sure you bring pizza. >> and coffee, don't forget the coffee. >> good job, >> good morning. we will start off today with off and on rain showers. sunshine should break out later today. >> that's your latest weather. catch the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving day parade next thursday, november 22nd, right hear on nbc. >> thank you, al. coming up next, rapper turned techie vanilla ice with some gadgets to help you with your thanksgiving meal, right after this. [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread?
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one d. >> got to be a part of it and bring the kids out and enjoy it. >> you've got little girls. got to take care of little girls. >> absolutely. >> i love this. talking thermometer. >> amazing, set it and forget it. you don't have to come hovering over the oven anymore and look in and see is it done? is it done? don't overdo it. this thing does all the homework for you. >> clip it on the belt, watch the football game and tells you on your belt. >> tells you on your bell. it will talk to you as well, so it will give you a little alarm and tell you, hey, it's just about ready. >> love that. >> get up and get it ready. >> hard to screw up a turkey with that, know what i mean. >> two parts and it's pretty simple. >> this is critical because a lot of us, you cook the bird well and then you screw it up with the knife. got some help for us. >> know the cordless drill. that made the old screwdriver just obsolete. >> right. >> this is another thing here. >> that's a heavy piece of equipment, yeah. >> you just come in and, you know, cordless. it's amazing because basically you don't have to drag around a cord. you get the job done quick and
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easy. its cleanup is real easy. >> an update on an old standard. >> nothing to it. high tech and state of the art. >> know we've got to open bottles of wine here. that's the key. >> yes, we do. a whole challenge for you. this is a new high-tech device right here. lights up really cool but it's made to remove that cork, fast and effortless. >> you want to race. >> old fashioned. >> let's do it. >> on your mark, get set, go. i'm giving you a head start there. >> oh. >> you know what, willie, you cheated. you took that off. >> thank you. i love it. >> i did tend a little bar. >> yes. >> you used a little muscle behind that. >> loosened it beforehand, too. >> grandma might not have as much strength. >> that was a good device. >> effortless. you applied effort. >> i did, more than you should actually. what are we talking here. got some wine chill drops we can pop in. >> the ice babies right here.
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>> oh, yeah. >> you get a bottle of wine. it's warm. room temperature. want it chilled real quickly. this is the fastest way. pull one of these things out, drop it in, up to a minute and you're done. >> is that right? pull it out and enjoy your wine. simple as a pimple. >> this i've not seen before. there's onion goggles. >> onion goggles, out now, baby. chop away. let's put them on. >> 30 seconds here. >> and they look cool. >> they do. it's a hot look around the table. >> i like it. >> cut 'em up. >> just saves you the tears basically. >> no tears involved, and -- and that's it. >> i love it. very cool. >> what's your favorite thing over here. the digital scale for measuring? >> digital measuring scale right here. measures in weight which is great because, you know, some menus are, you know, they go off of the weight as opposed to ounces or whatever. >> strikes me as a little lazy, but i'll give you that one. >> that's why you want the
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high-tech gadgets like that. this one is really cool. takes out the fat. there's the chili. >> it's cold. >> sucks it right out. sucks it right out and makes it a little bit healthier for you. >> rob van winkle, pleasure. sorry i beat you over there. we all get a little competitive. >> i'm going to do it again. >> up next, renting high-end baby clothes at low-end prices. right after this. ♪ i woke up to a feeling ♪ every little thing has meaning ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] we've added a touch of philadelphia cream cheese to our kraft natural cheese to make it creamier so whatever you make isn't just good, it's amazing. ♪ ...is amazing with the love that i found ♪ ♪
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and this morning on "small business today" renting baby clothes. a booming trend that can save parents big bucks. nbc's mara schiavocampo checked out companies providing designer duds for your little one. good morning, mara. >> good morning, natalie. as a parent myself i know how fast kids outgrow their baby clothing and with so many cute clothing the clutter piles up fast. now there's a new way to shop for kids' clothing and the goal is to leave you with less mess and less stress. when it comes to online fashion, borrowing is big business from sites like rent the runway to bag, borrow or steal. now several sites are catering to the littlest fashionistas. >> this is for kate. >> reporter: for stay-at-home margaret sweatman kiddie couture comes right to your door.
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she rents designer clothes for her girls from the website borrowbabycouture.com. >> i was super excited because the clothes were adorable, and i could actually afford them. >> reporter: the site offers high-end designer brands like dior, stella mccartney for up for two week rentals, the cost, $20 to $160 a week, less than a quarter of the retail price. because it's special occasion i can justify spending more than i would on a regular play dress, and i think the cost of the couture dress is comparable to what i would buy at the mall. >> reporter: this company was fineded by parents of two parents a little over a year ago. they got the idea when trying to outfit their oldest son for a wedding, realizing he'd probably never wear the suit again. >> children are growing so quickly that often when you go from one special occasion to another they are not the same size. >> reporter: borrow baby couture has three roofs designer
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inventory at their office in baltimore. current season trends for girls 9 months to 4 years. everything is professionally cleaned when it comes back from a rental so parents don't have to stress over a mess. >> accidents happen. we'll make it work. >> reporter: the average household spends around $13,000 every year on their child. to keep costs down, many parents turn to the web for cheaper clothing. at moxiejean.com busy moms and dads can make money. the site sells gently used kids clothes for what they would cost new. each order comes with a postage back that parents can fill with old clothes and send back with a credit. >> you can get good clothes and give you an exit strategy for old clothes as well. >> this is about being with your money, finding the right items that fit and are needed for your baby and being a savvier shopper. >> reporter: for margaret's girls they are getting more than
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a good deal, they get to feel like princesses. >> everyone is oohing and awing, they appreciate it. they are little girls and they innately know style. >> reporter: turning to the web to play real life dressup. and we have a very special baby model here. this is nina. >> a lot to say. >> talkative just like mommy. >> and she's wearing robert oero carvalhi. >> and in her purse, by the way, what else would she have. >> but a pacifiepacifier. >> you went this for 25% of retail so it gives people an option for a special occasion. >> not extremely cheap, but if it's a special occasion some people do it for photos, holiday photo, a really nice piece of clothing they can remember and take pictures in. >> christenings, weddings. >> can i borrow her for a little bit, mara schiavocampo, thank you. bit, mara schiavocampo, thank you. [ male announcer ] connoisseurs of flavor.
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good morning, in "today's kitchen," what's for dinner? how about lobster? jose andres has a new restaurant in puerto rico. it's a brand new ritz karlcarlt. jose. >> so happy to be here. >> a lot of people are intimidated by lobster. >> lobsters are great, and right now our fishermen in maine and other parts, they need us to buy lobsters. >> okay. >> we need to help them so this is a good way. >> all righty. >> doing things from spain. today i'm cooking puerto rican style. and the national dish in puerto rico, lobster aso pao. >> you'll use a spiney lobster. >> all around the island, but if
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you're here -- >> driving cabs. >> you would use a maine lobster. here we make a sofrito, everyone knows what that is, right? >> in puerto rico it would be onions, peppers, cilantro, capers, olives, red peppers and garlic and we cook everything, put it in a blender, bingo. >> bingo. >> beautiful so now we need to make the stock. we have heads, flavorful, don't throw them garbage. >> don't do that. >> flavor is in the head. >> in the head! >> right here, olive oil, some celery, some carrots, onions. we carmelize. >> and what do we do? >> put the heads in the pot. >> do you know the recipe? >> i don't know. >> throw the lobster in. >> so we are ready. we add some white wine, some tomato paste. >> why not. >> and some water, help me out. we let it boil, 30 minutes. >> wow, smell it.
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>> we we come here, we put some pork, some ham, some more olive oil. imagine this is olive oil, and then we put some tomato paste, too, and we put this. >> what is that? >> it's an amazing seed, very flavorful and we add the stock. when the stock is boiling, what do you do? >> put in some rice. >> man, you are good. >> i'm you unbelievable! >> you should stop doing the weather. >> maybe people have said that. >> it's poilboiling, the lobste tail and clause are ready to go in. >> oh, you need to look at it. >> good. and then you look it cook, 15 minutes and take a look at what happens. >> slowly, slowly. >> oh, man! >> lobster. >> everybody together. >> take a look at this. >> wow. >> we do the lobster. >> oh, my gosh.
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>> and we finish, the truffle of the caribbean. >> what is that? >> heart of palm. >> here, take a look. >> oh, wow. >> don't tell me this is not amazing. >> that is not amazing. >> it is amazing. >> truffle of the caribbean. >> and you have a good mojito. >> puerto rican style for you. >> very good. i can't wait. >> i hope it's good. >> i know it's good. >> of course it's good. >> i hope it's good. >> did he ever do anything not gosh? >> this is the aromas of the caribbean. you know what rico means? >> what. >> tasty. >> the tastiest island in the caribbean. >> opening up in december at the reserve. hope to see you there. coming up, it's all in the head. >> coming up, kathie lee and hoda, but first your local news.
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